Tyler County Sheriff's Department narcotics division has been investigating Lonnie Potts, 62, Woodville, during the past several months. Potts lives in the Barlow Lakes area of Woodville and was charged with manufacturing or delivery of controlled substance – Hydrocodone. Potts was arrested on Friday, April 13, and bond was set at $10,000.
Hydrocodone addiction is now plaguing the United States. The abuse of this drug is not far behind the reigning crisis of illegal drugs like heroin, cocaine, marijuana and methamphetamine. Recently, a survey revealed that hydrocodone addiction is the most widespread prescription drug abuse in United States. In the last decade, use has gone up by nearly four times the original standard.